Senior Manager - Financial Analytics - 12198

Senior Manager - Financial Analytics
Randburg
R 1 047 712  Per Annum
Job No:  12198

Mission/ Core purpose of the Job:

To lead the modelling, analysis, data mining and machine-learning efforts within the Financial Analytics and to develop data driven analytics to support real-time strategic decisions within the finance organization. This includes support within the credit life cycle of acquisitions, maintenance, and legal collections as well as within the other non-risk divisions within the CFO office (Treasury, Revenue Assurance, Inventory Management and Procurement.)

Context:

  • Within the legal, regulatory and commercial environment of South Africa
  • The extent of integration within the Company how it fits together and the impact that critical planning processes and systems have on the business as a whole.
  • Continuous evolution within the Teleco industry and Financial Processes
  • Liaison with other business and functional units in order to facilitate the co-ordination of their financial requirements
  • A strong need to comply and align with new financial standards, financial reporting standards, accounting principles and best practices
  • To keep abreast of industry changes so as to develop accurate financial plans
  • A unique South African environment - trends, competitors (to benchmark performance), with products and services that are launched locally
  • Highly regulated environment
  • Demanding strategic challenges influence reporting objectives
  • An external focus, to align with market expectations, to satisfy Group/analyst requirements 
A FULL AND DETAILED DESCRIPTION WILL BE SUPPLIED TO THOSE CANDIDATES THAT ARE SHORT LISTED FOR INTERVIEW.
Education/Experience:
  • 3yr Bachelor's degree /Diploma or equivalent in Finance/Economics/Maths
  • Honours Degree in Statistics / Maths / Actuarial will be an added advantage
  • Global Experience Standards (5)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a management accounting with experience in supervising/managing others
  • Experience working in a medium to large organization 
Programming:
  • Experience leveraging tools like SAS, SAS Enterprise Miner, R, PHP, Python, Hadoop & SQL to drive efficient analytics
  • Technical knowledge of data centre operations and production servers in an analytical context.